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Quote of the day!

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed — else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.”

― Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Word of the day!

prov·e·nance
[ˈprävənəns]

NOUN
the place of origin or earliest known history of something.
“an orange rug of Iranian provenance”
synonyms: origin · source · place of origin · birthplace · spring · wellspring · fount · roots · history · pedigree · derivation · root · etymology · provenience · radix
the beginning of something’s existence; something’s origin.
“they try to understand the whole universe, its provenance and fate”
a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.
“the manuscript has a distinguished provenance”

ORIGIN
late 18th century: from French, from the verb provenir ‘come or stem from’, from Latin provenire, from pro- ‘forth’ + venire ‘come’.

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